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Candle & Soap Making Techniques

Paper Snowflakes When I first saw one of these elaborate snowflakes online, my immediate thought was, “Yeah, sure. Way too hard.” Then, I looked at the directions more closely and thought, “Well, maybe if I put my glasses on and wait until it’s totally quiet in the house and I can concentrate.” Sadly, this house is never totally quiet, so that was out. But after looking even closer I found that even if you have little kids running all over the place or you’re surrounded– as I am–by crazy people, the good news is: YOU CAN STILL DO THIS. How to make natural soap Video Heidi: Interested in learning how marble soap is made? Hi, my name is Heidi, and you’re watching WatchMojo.Com. And today, we’re taking a look at how soap making meets the art of homemade. Alicia: When we’re making soap, we’re working on something called Sodium Hydroxide, that’s commonly referred to as lye or caustic soda, so we have to wear gloves and we have to wear protection for eyes as well. I use a face shield.

DIY Solar Lamp: Make Your Own Eco-Friendly Sun Jars « Dornob The principle is simple and seductively clever: solar lights that store energy during the day and release light at night. These can be purchased ready-made in a variety of colors (yellow, blue and red) but they can also be built at home. A simple, less-technical approach involves buying a conventional solar-powered yard lamp and then essentially harvesting it for key pieces to put in a jar. This is simply a way of taking an existing solar lamp design and appropriating its parts to make something more attractive for display around a house or home. A more electronically-savvy individual can take the more complex route and built a solar lamp from the ground up using small solar panels – though the aesthetic result may not be as impressive.

Goodbye Knotty Pine I FINISHED one of the DIY furniture painting projects that I have been working on the past two weeks! It is the oak hutch in my dining room. I am thrilled how it turned out and also thrilled to have my garage back. I originally was going to paint the hutch a sisal color and the walls white, but that felt too cold to me so I reversed the colors and could not be happier. I also took a bit of inspiration from this photo from the Pottery Barn catalog. I don’t love everything in PB, but I always go for the white built- in look. Cartoons Nuances Kids room Design from Kidtropolis - Home Interior Design Cartoons Nuances Kids room Design Here is the latest and greatest project by Kidtropolis which is took about 4 months of prep work and a 5 day install. Located in Mississippi This amazing fairy bedroom takes captivating fairytale themes and brings them to reality in a beautiful design meant to appeal to small children. Pink is the main color used and it goes great in combination with the other elements to create this incredible room. An indoor tree with life-size leaves, birdhouses, lamps in the shape of flowers, mushrooms, a bean stock, they are all here creating a fantastic environment. Everything in this kids’ room is eye-catching and original: the shelves, the bed-stairs, the lockers.

Suzy's Artsy Craftsy Sitcom: Feature Friday- Snowflake Soaps Tutorial The idea of one-time-use soaps has been intriguing me lately. So I decided to try my hand at making some snowflake soaps. With Christmas right around the corner, I am in need of some inexpensive, thoughtful gifts to give my coworkers and these just seem to fit the bill. For this project I used: Felt pre-cut snowflakes Clear Glycerine Melt and Pour Soap Peppermint Soap Scent

Craft DIY Projects, Patterns, How-tos, Fashion, Recipes @ - Felting, Sewing, Knitting, Crocheting, Home & More Quilling, the coiling and shaping of narrow paper strips to create a design, has been around for years — hundreds, in fact. During the Renaissance, nuns and monks would roll gold-gilded paper remnants trimmed during the bookmaking process, and use them to decorate religious objects as an alternative to costly gold filigree. Quilling later became a pastime of 18th and 19th century young ladies in England, who would decorate tea caddies and pieces of furniture with paper filigree. The practice crossed the Atlantic with colonists, who added quilling to candle sconces and trays as home decorations. Psychology of Color [Infographic] Perhaps no choice is as vital to marketing as color. Whether you are selecting the color for a product or for your email marketing campaign, color has tremendous impact on all of us. Subconsciously, we associate different colors with different things.

How to Make a Snowstorm November 25th, 2013 Email 355 users recommend Say goodbye to hand-cut snowflakes taped to windows. Instead, try a curtain of whimsical flakes hung on strands of dental floss.